Mackenzie Lewis and Greta Lewis
The Phipps Junior Dance Company is an auditioned ensemble of dancers aged 10 – 13. Dancers work in a variety of styles, culminating in a dance concert in April. Members are required to take at least two technique classes per week at The Phipps in addition to weekly rehearsals. It is directed by Mackenzie Lewis and Greta Lewis.
4:00 – 6:00
*Instructor approval required for placement
Greta Lewis has been a dance instructor for over 10 years. She has taught at the Phipps since 2015 and she is a director of The Phipps Junior Dance Company alongside Mackenzie Lewis. Greta has a BS in Elementary Education and minor in Dance Education from University of Wisconsin – River Falls. She is a company member of the Phipps Dance Theater and has performed with them for 6 seasons. In addition to teaching dance, Greta is a 2nd grade teacher in the Hudson School District.
Mackenzie Lewis holds a B.A. in dance from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities along with a dance education minor from the University of Wisconsin – River Falls. Lewis has been the Artistic Director of the Phipps Dance Theater for the past seven seasons, and the Artistic Director of the Junior Phipps Dance Company for the past five seasons. Lewis has been teaching technique classes at The Phipps since 2010, as well as choreographing for the Phipps Dance Company and theatrical productions at the center. Lewis teaches and choreographs throughout the Twin Cities and surrounding communities for colleges and universities, high school dance teams, and other dance studios. Lewis enjoys every aspect of dancing, choreographing, teaching and performing, and is so grateful to make her passion her career.